Archive: September, 2012

27

Sep2012
The new Titleist 913 driver....

26

Sep2012
Over the years I have posted a few times about IP issues surrounding the Ryder Cup®, so it seems timely to revisit the topic. Back in 2007 I posted "Don’t Use the Ryder Cup® Trademark Without Approval of the PGA of America; They Will Sue!", containing my vow that once ... Read More

25

Sep2012
At this pace Lefty may surpass Lee Trevino in career patents, a much more valuable stat than career majors! In the past I have written that Phil may have a fallback career as a club designer. This week Callaway was issued USPN 8,272,974 directed to a hybrid with the center ... Read More

20

Sep2012
Earlier this month Karsten Manufacturing Corporation (aka PING) filed a trademark application for the mark ________. Think it is an acronym or an abbreviation for....? My money is on....

17

Sep2012
To set the scene a bit, my partner and I are playing Sunday in a season long 2-man team tournament. I believe the match was all square when we get to the 13th hole, a nice par 5. My second shot goes a little off course and rolls down into ... Read More

17

Sep2012

My First Driver Fitting

September 17, 2012
Fitting, who needs fitting? My practice has just been to buy at least 2 or 3 drivers per season and let survival of the fittest play out. In the end I think that it worked fairly well and I have kept the same driver in my bag as my gamer ... Read More

13

Sep2012
How tacky do you prefer your balls? Nike Golf has eyes on allowing golfers to adjust the tackiness of their balls. Today a patent application published as US Pub. No. 20120231899 titled “Golf Ball With Adjustable Tackiness,” which describes the invention as.... I can't decide whether this is a great ... Read More

11

Sep2012
I almost fell out of my chair this morning when I realized that the following design comes from a Karsten Manufacturing Corporation (aka PING) patent that issued today as USPN D667,068. Aside from the pink driver they haven’t been known for bold designs, just nice classic looking clubs that perform. ... Read More

07

Sep2012
There is no doubt that this invention would greatly reduce the number of golf cart related injuries, but can you imagine the number of complaints a general manager would have to field! Check it out..... Great invention, beautifully simple and effective; just don’t put it on the carts at my ... Read More

04

Sep2012
Can you guess which major champion is the inventor of this patented club head alignment system?....